100 Best colleges for Child Psychology in the United States

Below is the list of best universities in the United States ranked based on their research performance in Child Psychology. A graph of 15.6M citations received by 195K academic papers made by 447 universities in the United States was used to calculate publications' ratings, which then were adjusted for release dates and added to final scores.

We don't distinguish between undergraduate and graduate programs nor do we adjust for current majors offered. You can find information about granted degrees on a university page but always double-check with the university website.

1. University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

For Child Psychology

#1 in the World
Acceptance Rate
26%
Average SAT
1430
Average ACT
33
Receiving Aid
66%

2. Harvard University

For Child Psychology

#2 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Average SAT
1520
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$18,037

3. University of Minnesota - Twin Cities

For Child Psychology

#3 in the World
Acceptance Rate
70%
Average SAT
1350
Average ACT
28
Receiving Aid
80%

4. University of California - Los Angeles

For Child Psychology

#4 in the World
Acceptance Rate
14%
Receiving Aid
73%
Average Aid
$15,461
Enrollment
44,589

5. University of Washington - Seattle

For Child Psychology

#5 in the World
Acceptance Rate
56%
Average SAT
1327
Average ACT
30
Receiving Aid
56%

6. Pennsylvania State University

For Child Psychology

#6 in the World
Acceptance Rate
55%
Receiving Aid
73%
Average Aid
$8,719
Enrollment
40,363

7. University of Wisconsin - Madison

For Child Psychology

#7 in the World
Acceptance Rate
57%
Average SAT
1360
Average ACT
30
Receiving Aid
58%

8. University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign

For Child Psychology

#8 in the World
Acceptance Rate
63%
Average SAT
1330
Average ACT
30
Receiving Aid
70%

9. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

For Child Psychology

#9 in the World
Acceptance Rate
25%
Average SAT
1385
Average ACT
31
Receiving Aid
64%

10. Columbia University

For Child Psychology

#10 in the World
Acceptance Rate
7%
Average SAT
1515
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$22,126

11. University of Texas at Austin

For Child Psychology

#11 in the World
Acceptance Rate
32%
Average SAT
1340
Average ACT
30
Receiving Aid
66%

12. Yale University

For Child Psychology

#12 in the World
Acceptance Rate
7%
Average SAT
1520
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$17,511

13. Stanford University

For Child Psychology

#14 in the World
Acceptance Rate
5%
Average SAT
1495
Average ACT
33
Net Price
$20,023

14. University of Pittsburgh

For Child Psychology

#15 in the World
Acceptance Rate
64%
Average SAT
1332
Average ACT
30
Receiving Aid
78%

15. Ohio State University

For Child Psychology

#17 in the World
Acceptance Rate
68%
Average SAT
1320
Average ACT
29
Receiving Aid
84%

16. Arizona State University - Tempe

For Child Psychology

#19 in the World
Acceptance Rate
88%
Average SAT
1210
Average ACT
25
Receiving Aid
94%

17. University of Maryland - College Park

For Child Psychology

#21 in the World
Acceptance Rate
51%
Average SAT
1375
Average ACT
32
Receiving Aid
67%

18. University of Pennsylvania

For Child Psychology

#22 in the World
Acceptance Rate
9%
Average SAT
1515
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$24,167

19. Indiana University - Bloomington

For Child Psychology

#23 in the World
Acceptance Rate
80%
Average SAT
1235
Average ACT
28
Receiving Aid
80%

20. University of Iowa

For Child Psychology

#24 in the World
Acceptance Rate
84%
Average SAT
1210
Average ACT
26
Receiving Aid
87%

21. University of California - Berkeley

For Child Psychology

#25 in the World
Acceptance Rate
17%
Average SAT
1420
Average ACT
33
Receiving Aid
63%

22. Michigan State University

For Child Psychology

#26 in the World
Acceptance Rate
76%
Average SAT
1200
Average ACT
26
Receiving Aid
71%

23. Duke University

For Child Psychology

#27 in the World
Acceptance Rate
8%
Average SAT
1520
Average ACT
35
Net Price
$26,932

24. Rutgers University - New Brunswick

For Child Psychology

#31 in the World
Acceptance Rate
67%
Average SAT
1295
Average ACT
29
Receiving Aid
66%

25. University of Chicago

For Child Psychology

#32 in the World
Acceptance Rate
7%
Average SAT
1535
Average ACT
35
Net Price
$36,584

26. Vanderbilt University

For Child Psychology

#33 in the World
Acceptance Rate
12%
Average SAT
1520
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$25,804

27. Cornell University

For Child Psychology

#35 in the World
Acceptance Rate
11%
Average SAT
1470
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$27,522

28. University of Virginia

For Child Psychology

#36 in the World
Acceptance Rate
23%
Average SAT
1415
Average ACT
32
Receiving Aid
60%

29. Johns Hopkins University

For Child Psychology

#37 in the World
Acceptance Rate
11%
Average SAT
1515
Average ACT
35
Net Price
$25,241

30. Emory University

For Child Psychology

#38 in the World
Acceptance Rate
19%
Average SAT
1455
Average ACT
33
Net Price
$25,672

31. New York University

For Child Psychology

#39 in the World
Acceptance Rate
21%
Average SAT
1455
Average ACT
33
Net Price
$45,417

32. University of Florida

For Child Psychology

#41 in the World
Acceptance Rate
31%
Average SAT
1375
Average ACT
31
Receiving Aid
91%

33. University of Georgia

For Child Psychology

#42 in the World
Acceptance Rate
48%
Average SAT
1355
Average ACT
31
Receiving Aid
92%

34. University of California - Davis

For Child Psychology

#43 in the World
Acceptance Rate
46%
Average SAT
1280
Average ACT
29
Receiving Aid
74%

35. Florida State University

For Child Psychology

#44 in the World
Acceptance Rate
32%
Average SAT
1285
Average ACT
29
Receiving Aid
96%

36. University of Rochester

For Child Psychology

#45 in the World
Acceptance Rate
35%
Average SAT
1420
Average ACT
32
Net Price
$36,254

37. Northwestern University

For Child Psychology

#47 in the World
Acceptance Rate
9%
Average SAT
1490
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$28,344

38. Purdue University

For Child Psychology

#49 in the World
Acceptance Rate
67%
Average SAT
1295
Average ACT
29
Receiving Aid
61%

39. University of Kansas

For Child Psychology

#50 in the World
Acceptance Rate
91%
Average SAT
1195
Average ACT
26
Receiving Aid
85%

40. University of Oregon

For Child Psychology

#51 in the World
Acceptance Rate
84%
Average SAT
1190
Average ACT
26
Receiving Aid
89%

41. University of Missouri - Columbia

For Child Psychology

#52 in the World
Acceptance Rate
82%
Average SAT
1215
Average ACT
26
Receiving Aid
93%

42. University of Southern California

For Child Psychology

#53 in the World
Acceptance Rate
16%
Average SAT
1435
Average ACT
32
Net Price
$39,759

43. University of California-San Diego

For Child Psychology

#54 in the World
Acceptance Rate
37%
Average SAT
1375
Average ACT
31
Receiving Aid
60%

44. University of Arizona

For Child Psychology

#55 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Average SAT
1220
Average ACT
25
Receiving Aid
95%

45. University of Miami

For Child Psychology

#56 in the World
Acceptance Rate
33%
Average SAT
1335
Average ACT
30
Net Price
$31,726

46. University of Illinois at Chicago

For Child Psychology

#57 in the World
Acceptance Rate
73%
Average SAT
1140
Average ACT
25
Receiving Aid
85%

47. Temple University

For Child Psychology

#58 in the World
Acceptance Rate
71%
Receiving Aid
91%
Average Aid
$11,161
Enrollment
37,236

48. Boston University

For Child Psychology

#60 in the World
Acceptance Rate
20%
Average SAT
1405
Average ACT
32
Net Price
$29,154

49. Washington University in St Louis

For Child Psychology

#62 in the World
Acceptance Rate
16%
Average SAT
1520
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$27,233

50. University of Colorado Boulder

For Child Psychology

#67 in the World
Acceptance Rate
84%
Average SAT
1240
Average ACT
28
Receiving Aid
67%

51. University of Kentucky

For Child Psychology

#69 in the World
Acceptance Rate
96%
Average SAT
1175
Average ACT
26
Receiving Aid
95%

52. Texas A&M University - College Station

For Child Psychology

#72 in the World
Acceptance Rate
63%
Average SAT
1270
Average ACT
29
Receiving Aid
81%

53. University of Connecticut

For Child Psychology

#73 in the World
Acceptance Rate
56%
Average SAT
1280
Average ACT
30
Receiving Aid
77%

54. University of South Florida

For Child Psychology

#75 in the World
Acceptance Rate
49%
Average SAT
1240
Average ACT
28
Receiving Aid
92%

55. University of California - San Francisco

For Child Psychology

#80 in the World
Acceptance Rate
18%
Enrollment
3,201
Male:Female
36:64
Founded
1864

56. University of Utah

For Child Psychology

#81 in the World
Acceptance Rate
79%
Average SAT
1240
Average ACT
26
Receiving Aid
87%

57. Iowa State University

For Child Psychology

#82 in the World
Acceptance Rate
88%
Average SAT
1160
Average ACT
25
Receiving Aid
93%

58. Stony Brook University

For Child Psychology

#84 in the World
Acceptance Rate
49%
Average SAT
1335
Average ACT
29
Receiving Aid
76%

59. University of Massachusetts - Amherst

For Child Psychology

#85 in the World
Acceptance Rate
65%
Average SAT
1295
Average ACT
30
Receiving Aid
90%

60. University of Nebraska - Lincoln

For Child Psychology

#86 in the World
Acceptance Rate
78%
Average SAT
1215
Average ACT
25
Receiving Aid
93%

61. Case Western Reserve University

For Child Psychology

#87 in the World
Acceptance Rate
30%
Average SAT
1430
Average ACT
33
Net Price
$36,002

62. University of California - Irvine

For Child Psychology

#89 in the World
Acceptance Rate
30%
Average SAT
1330
Average ACT
30
Receiving Aid
74%

63. Brigham Young University - Provo

For Child Psychology

#90 in the World
Acceptance Rate
69%
Average SAT
1305
Average ACT
29
Net Price
$13,150

64. Brown University

For Child Psychology

#93 in the World
Acceptance Rate
8%
Average SAT
1500
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$27,659

65. Louisiana State University and Agricultural & Mechanical College

For Child Psychology

#94 in the World
Acceptance Rate
73%
Average SAT
1195
Average ACT
26
Receiving Aid
98%

66. Georgia State University

For Child Psychology

#100 in the World
Acceptance Rate
82%
Average SAT
1145
Average ACT
23
Receiving Aid
95%

67. Wayne State University

For Child Psychology

#103 in the World
Acceptance Rate
69%
Average SAT
1100
Average ACT
24
Receiving Aid
98%

68. University of California - Santa Barbara

For Child Psychology

#104 in the World
Acceptance Rate
37%
Average SAT
1345
Average ACT
31
Receiving Aid
60%

69. Bowling Green State University

For Child Psychology

#105 in the World
Acceptance Rate
75%
Average SAT
1115
Average ACT
23
Receiving Aid
95%

70. University of South Carolina - Columbia

For Child Psychology

#106 in the World
Acceptance Rate
68%
Average SAT
1240
Average ACT
28
Receiving Aid
94%

71. University of North Carolina at Greensboro

For Child Psychology

#107 in the World
Acceptance Rate
88%
Average SAT
1070
Average ACT
22
Receiving Aid
87%

72. University of Delaware

For Child Psychology

#109 in the World
Acceptance Rate
66%
Average SAT
1240
Average ACT
28
Receiving Aid
89%

73. Virginia Commonwealth University

For Child Psychology

#110 in the World
Acceptance Rate
91%
Average SAT
1155
Average ACT
25
Receiving Aid
83%

74. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

For Child Psychology

#115 in the World
Acceptance Rate
66%
Average SAT
1270
Average ACT
28
Receiving Aid
66%

75. Princeton University

For Child Psychology

#117 in the World
Acceptance Rate
6%
Average SAT
1510
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$18,685

76. Syracuse University

For Child Psychology

#119 in the World
Acceptance Rate
69%
Net Price
$47,177
Receiving Aid
88%
Average Aid
$25,864

77. Kent State University at Kent

For Child Psychology

#122 in the World
Acceptance Rate
84%
Average SAT
1115
Average ACT
23
Receiving Aid
97%

78. Carnegie Mellon University

For Child Psychology

#123 in the World
Acceptance Rate
17%
Average SAT
1510
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$36,983

79. Loyola University Chicago

For Child Psychology

#124 in the World
Acceptance Rate
71%
Average SAT
1230
Average ACT
28
Net Price
$37,731

80. University of Houston

For Child Psychology

#125 in the World
Acceptance Rate
63%
Average SAT
1215
Average ACT
25
Receiving Aid
94%

81. George Mason University

For Child Psychology

#126 in the World
Acceptance Rate
89%
Average SAT
1200
Average ACT
27
Receiving Aid
75%

82. University of California - Riverside

For Child Psychology

#128 in the World
Acceptance Rate
66%
Average SAT
1180
Average ACT
27
Receiving Aid
91%

83. University of Tennessee - Knoxville

For Child Psychology

#130 in the World
Acceptance Rate
78%
Average SAT
1222
Average ACT
28
Receiving Aid
91%

84. San Diego State University

For Child Psychology

#133 in the World
Acceptance Rate
37%
Average SAT
1195
Average ACT
26
Receiving Aid
61%

85. Boston College

For Child Psychology

#134 in the World
Acceptance Rate
26%
Average SAT
1415
Average ACT
33
Net Price
$30,192

86. University of New Mexico

For Child Psychology

#135 in the World
Acceptance Rate
96%
Average SAT
1140
Average ACT
21
Receiving Aid
96%

87. University of Denver

For Child Psychology

#140 in the World
Acceptance Rate
61%
Average SAT
1265
Average ACT
29
Net Price
$38,322

88. West Virginia University

For Child Psychology

#148 in the World
Acceptance Rate
84%
Average SAT
1130
Average ACT
24
Receiving Aid
95%

89. University at Buffalo

For Child Psychology

#150 in the World
Acceptance Rate
67%
Average SAT
1225
Average ACT
26
Receiving Aid
86%

90. Tufts University

For Child Psychology

#152 in the World
Acceptance Rate
16%
Average SAT
1455
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$32,720

91. University of Notre Dame

For Child Psychology

#155 in the World
Acceptance Rate
19%
Average SAT
1475
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$29,981

92. Northern Illinois University

For Child Psychology

#156 in the World
Acceptance Rate
59%
Receiving Aid
99%
Average Aid
$11,848
Enrollment
16,769

93. University of Vermont

For Child Psychology

#160 in the World
Acceptance Rate
71%
Average SAT
1255
Average ACT
29
Receiving Aid
96%

94. University of Alabama

For Child Psychology

#161 in the World
Acceptance Rate
80%
Average SAT
1200
Average ACT
27
Receiving Aid
85%

95. Auburn University

For Child Psychology

#164 in the World
Acceptance Rate
85%
Average SAT
1240
Average ACT
28
Receiving Aid
74%

96. Washington State University

For Child Psychology

#165 in the World
Acceptance Rate
80%
Average SAT
1115
Average ACT
23
Receiving Aid
92%

97. Georgia Institute of Technology

For Child Psychology

#171 in the World
Acceptance Rate
21%
Average SAT
1450
Average ACT
33
Receiving Aid
73%

98. Binghamton University

For Child Psychology

#172 in the World
Acceptance Rate
43%
Average SAT
1370
Average ACT
31
Receiving Aid
76%

99. University of Alabama at Birmingham

For Child Psychology

#173 in the World
Acceptance Rate
81%
Average SAT
1209
Average ACT
26
Receiving Aid
96%

100. Colorado State University - Fort Collins

For Child Psychology

#176 in the World
Acceptance Rate
84%
Average SAT
1175
Average ACT
26
Receiving Aid
81%

The best cities to study Child Psychology in the United States based on the number of universities and their ranks are Ann Arbor, Cambridge, Minneapolis, and Los Angeles.